If you don’t receive a Voter Information Card (VIC) in the mail but you’re on the voters’ list, starting June 1 access your card through MyVote. You don’t need a VIC to vote during advance vote (June 8-13) or on election day (June 26). Learn more.
You may only vote once in the 2023 by-election for mayor regardless of how many properties you own or rent within the city.
During advance vote (from June 8 to 13), you can vote at any of the available voting locations across the city.
On election day (June 26), if you own or rent multiple properties, you must only vote in the ward where you live.
To vote in Toronto, you are required to show identification with your name and Toronto address.
You are prohibited from voting on voting day if you are:
You may only vote once in the by-election for mayor regardless of how many properties you own or rent, and regardless of how many voting opportunities or options.
There are seven days of in-person voting:
|Election Day||Monday, June 26, 2023||10 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
|Advance Vote||Thursday, June 8, 2023||10 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
|Advance Vote||Friday, June 9, 2023||10 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
|Advance Vote||Saturday, June 10, 2023||10 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
|Advance Vote||Sunday, June 11, 2023||10 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
|Advance Vote||Monday, June 12, 2023||10 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
|Advance Vote||Tuesday, June 13, 2023||10 a.m. to 7 p.m.|
During any of the advance voting days – June 8 to 13 – eligible voters can vote at any voting place across the city.
You can find if you are on the voters’ list by using MyVote (starting May 1), emailing VoterRegistration@toronto.ca or by calling 311.
One piece of identification (ID) showing your name and qualifying Toronto address is needed when you go to vote.
Learn more about Ontario regulation 304/13 for voter identification under the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 as amended
June 8 to June 13
Monday, June 26
You are required to show the election official acceptable identification to receive your ballot.
You do not need photo ID, just one piece of ID showing your name and address within the city of Toronto.
The most common forms of acceptable ID are:
Although the VIC is not mandatory to vote, it confirms with election officials that you are on the voters’ list and speeds up your time in the voting place. If you are on the voters’ list you should receive your VIC before advance vote.
Check to see if you are on the voters’ list and review your information by using MyVote. If you are not on the voters’ list, you can add yourself when you go to vote in person.
Before you go to vote, check to see if you are on the voters’ list and review your information by using MyVote. If you are not on the voters’ list, you can add yourself when you go to vote in person.
When you arrive, an election official will:
You will have successfully voted once your ballot is accepted by the tabulator.
You must swear a declaration of qualification to ensure you are qualified.
Declaration of Qualification
I, (state your name), declare I am a qualified voter and
I have not already voted in this election.
You may ask anyone who is not a candidate or a scrutineer to act as your interpreter and they must swear a Declaration of Interpreter
Declaration of Interpreter
The interpreter must swear a declaration before providing assistance. They may not go behind the voting screen with you.
I, (state your name), declare I will truthfully translate any declaration, document or question put to the elector and the answer.
If you cannot mark the ballot, you may ask a friend to help you. The friend must swear a Declaration Friend of a Voter. The person acting as a friend may go behind the voting screen with you. A person may act as a friend only once, except in nursing homes, or for family members.
Declaration Friend of a Voter
I, (state your name), declare I will: